January Market Snapshot

January Market Snapshot

January shows a moderate price increase on a year-over-year basis. We have seen tighter market conditions and stronger price growth associated with higher density low-rise home types and condominium apartments. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,009 home sales...

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Minor renovations that make a major difference

Minor renovations that make a major difference

Renovations can be a daunting task. If your goal is to increase your property value, smaller upgrades can provide a higher return on yourinvestment. Here are some budget-friendly projects for key areas of your home that can boost your property value: Kitchen. You...

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5 questions to ask when house hunting

5 questions to ask when house hunting

Whether you’re moving into your first home or your fifth, it can be daunting trying to find the best place to live. But you can make the experience smoother and less stressful by doing your research and knowing which questions to ask. Here are some key questions...

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December and 2018 Annual Statistics Released

December and 2018 Annual Statistics Released

The Toronto Real Estate Board's December and Annual #stats have been released. While the market was off to a slow start in 2018, it's important to note that market conditions were improved in the second half of the year. Average sale price has increased by 2.1% from...

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5 activities for your kids to do over winter break

5 activities for your kids to do over winter break

There’s the busy lead-up to Christmas, the happy frenzy of the day itself and that sweet spot afterwards, when children’s gifts are still new and interesting.  But most kids get two weeks off school. It’s easy to default to Netflix or video games, but...

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Tips on how to give back to the environment

Tips on how to give back to the environment

It doesn’t take much to give back to our environment. Incorporating these tips into your holiday festivities can make a big difference in keeping our earth clean and green. A little holiday cheer could land you on the environment’s nice list for a long,...

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November GTA average selling price continues to rise…

November GTA average selling price continues to rise…

Average Sale Price Year-Over-Year % Change Total Number of Sales Year-Over-Year % Change GTA average selling price continues to rise, year over year. The average selling price was up by 3.5 per cent year-over-year to $788,345. It seems that the market is...

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4 ways to keep your home fresh as it gets colder

4 ways to keep your home fresh as it gets colder

With the chill in the air, furnaces are on and windows are closed for the next few months. But this can lead to dry, stale air inside the home. Here are some ways you can reduce dry skin and irritated airways without getting fresh air from outside. Keep fabrics clean....

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DIY Halloween costume ideas for kids

DIY Halloween costume ideas for kids

This spooky time of year is the perfect chance for you and your little ones to get creative and use your imagination. Here are some tips, tricks and treats from ADT Canada for coming up with your own do-it-yourself costumes. Start with what you know. Kids...

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